Ciro Guerra, Cristina Gallego on sharing directorial duties for ‘Birds Of Passage’

Source: Emanuel Rojas

Ciro Guerra and Cristina Gallego on location for ‘Birds Of Passage’

Ciro Guerra and Cristina Gallego did not rest on their laurels after Embrace Of The Serpent earned Colombia’s first foreign-language Oscar nomination in 2016. The lure of mainstream entertainment was not for them. Instead, the filmmaking team threw themselves into Birds Of Passage, the 2018 Directors’ Fortnight opener at Cannes that Guerra describes as the most brutal production of their bright careers.

The drama — produced by the filmmakers’ Ciudad Lunar label and Blond Indian in association with Pimiento Films and Snowglobe, and due for distribution more at